Looking for new BBM friends? Check out Touch for BBM BETA

Here is an interesting application for BlackBerry 10 devices, if you are looking to be more social on BBM. Touch for BBM BETA is an application that allows a BlackBerry user to search for other nearby BlackBerry users. The app will have the ability to show the nearby users on map, as well as allowing […]

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BBM Desktop edition gets shown off at BlackBerry Jam Asia 2013

This is not a huge surprise to many of us BlackBerry abusers, but to some this maybe a huge deal. Umm, who am I kidding this is a huge deal for all of us! During BlackBerry Jam Asia, Alec Saunders and Chris Smith showed the attendees. The version of BBM they showed seemed to be […]

Check out the BBM Cross Platform Commercial from MicroMax

Just last week we saw MicroMax announce that they were going to start pre-loading BBM on their Canvas line of Android devices. Thanks to Fubaz for letting me know that they have just published a new commercial for BBM going cross-platform. At this time we still do not have any idea as to when the […]

Looking to connect with new and old friends on BBM? Check out BBMpire!

Our good friends over at BBE just let me know that they have went live with their new BBM Pin sharing network titled BBMpire.com. They are still ironing out the website to make it look amazing, but at this time it is good to go! Here is  what BBE had to say about BBMpire.com BBMpire.com […]

BBM for Android and iPhone update – Note from the head of BBM

BlackBerry just issued the below statement update on the status of BBM for Android and iOS. Hi Android and iPhone users, This is Andrew Bocking, head of BBM at BlackBerry. As a follow up to our first blog post on Saturday, I want to take a moment to provide you with an update on the […]

Future President and CEO of BlackBerry @BlackBerryHank Address’ the latest BBM cross platform blunder

Way back during BlackBerry Live in May, I had the pleasure of meeting BlackBerry Hank in person. I must say BlackBerry Hank is very passionate about BlackBerry and is also very knowledgeable. Hank just released the above video addressing the BBM for Android and iOS blunder that happened yesterday. BlackBerry Hank should be the next […]

BlackBerry issues statement on BBM for Android and iOS roll out

Prior to launching BBM for Android, an unreleased version of the BBM for Android app was posted online. The interest and enthusiasm we have seen already – more than 1.1 million active users in the first 8 hours without even launching the official Android app – is incredible. Consequently, this unreleased version caused issues, which […]

BlackBerry Messenger for Android is officially here!!!

Well the title says it all, BBM for Android is officially rolling out! If you have installed the last leak like we did you will notice you now have full access to BBM on your Android device! Now here in the US BlackBerry Messenger has yet to appear in Google Play at this time. You […]

BlackBerry Messenger for iOS has officially started rolling out!!!

As we all sit here waiting for BBM for Android to roll out people in New Zealand are able to download BBM for iOS right now! BlackBerry has started the hourly roll out of BBM. So every hour that passes another part of the world will be able to download BBM! BBM™ is now here […]

BlackBerry Promotes Cross Platform BBM In London

With BBM launching for Android and iOS this weekend, BlackBerry is now pushing the ads. Last week Samsung was promoting BBM, but prior to that marketing for BBM from BlackBerry had been soft. Yesterday there was the BBM decal on the F1. But that didn’t seem like an in your face ad. The ones in […]

BlackBerry Bridge for BlackBerry 10 Updated – BBM now back on the PlayBook!

BlackBerry has just started rolling out an update to BlackBerry Bridge for BlackBerry 10. This update brings BBM back to the BlackBerry PlayBook and is currently in BlackBerry world just waiting to be downloaded to your device! Pair your BlackBerry smartphone with a BlackBerry® PlayBook tablet to get even more features! BlackBerry® Bridge™ allows you […]

BBM to come preload on Micromax Canvas line of Android devices

Micromaxin India has teamed up with BlackBerry to preload BBM on Android devices. We know BBM will be hitting Android officially on September 21st and iOS on September 22nd. Micromax has set up a teaser website to let people know that BBM is coming! Deepak Mehrotra, VP, Micromax shared his thoughts on BBM on Android. We […]

Lewis Hamilton Tweets Photo Of New BBM Logo On F1 Mercedes Petronas

Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes F1 Petronas vehicle just got a new decal. And it will fit quite nicely with the other BlackBerry decals. The latest is a BBM logo. This isn’t the first time this car has been shown with the BlackBerry logos on it. Back in March, it was shown off at the Malaysian Mall, […]

Press Release: BBM for Android and iOS will be available Sept. 21

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – Sept. 18, 2013) – BBM(TM) – the iconic mobile social network – will begin rolling out for Android(TM) and iPhone(R) customers around the world from September 21. Previously exclusive to BlackBerry(R) (NASDAQ:BBRY) (TSX:BB) smartphones, BBM will be available as a free download in Google Play(TM) and the App Store(SM). Customers will be […]

BBM for Android ans iOS Said to Launch Friday, Sept. 20th

For the last few weeks we have been hearing multiple launch dates for BBM on Android and iOS. The newest date and time is said to be Friday, September 20th in Jakarta. This is not the first time us bloggers have heard this information according to emails that have been received by CB the timing […]

Check out this short “BBM for All” commercial

During The Amazing Race Canada, BlackBerry ran the below commercial letting Canadians know that BBM for everyone was coming soon! This lines up with the mystery event that is set to take place tomorrow September 18th. Check out the video above and let us know what you think about it in the comments. Was it […]

Updated: Samsung Confirms BBM and Exclusively For 3 Months

Update: We reached out to BlackBerry for comments and here’s what they had to say: “The excitement around the upcoming BBM launch on iPhone and Android devices seems to know no bounds. Although I’m a big fan of this passion, I want to clarify that no one will have an exclusive on offering BBM. We’ll […]

Leaked: BBM for Android APK File!

Yesterday I received a file containing BBM for Android APK. Well, I of course figured it was some sort of joke as there are a ton of fake BBM for Android apps floating around. I did load it on my Galaxy Tab just to see what was up with it. Sure enough the BBM APK […]

Celebrating one year of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) in the Collins English Dictionary

BBM Abbreviation for 1. BlackBerry Messenger: an instant messaging application for BlackBerry devices Noun 2. a message sent or received using BlackBerry Messenger Verb 3. to send a message using BlackBerry Messenger One year ago today, the authoritative Collins English Dictionary added BBM to its comprehensive collection of up-to-date English words, reflecting the global popularity […]

Samsung’s Really Trying To Let Everyone Know About BBM

Samsung wants everyone to know that BBM is coming. They are really pushing the cross platform advertising. Here and there BlackBerry has mentioned that BBM is going to be here soon. But it definitely has not been promoted the way Samsung has been promoting it. As of late, the only real promoting BlackBerry has done […]